The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 64 60 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.94% 2.23% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 2.27% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
Median daily rate £500 £406 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +21.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £379 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £38.25 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
596 704 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.60% 97.91% 97.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 515 298
Median daily rate £415 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 42 47
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.20 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxfordshire region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 8 £500 +26.18% 1
Kidlington - 2 £450 - 2
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (71.88%) Java
3 15 (46.88%) Tomcat
3 15 (46.88%) Spring
4 13 (40.63%) JSON
4 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 13 (40.63%) JUnit
4 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (37.50%) Publishing
5 12 (37.50%) C#
5 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) HTML5
6 11 (34.38%) Web Services
6 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
6 11 (34.38%) TDD
7 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
7 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
7 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
7 9 (28.13%) REST
7 9 (28.13%) SQL
7 9 (28.13%) C++
7 9 (28.13%) WebLogic
7 9 (28.13%) XML
7 9 (28.13%) JBoss
8 8 (25.00%) .NET
8 8 (25.00%) RESTful
9 7 (21.88%) Content Enrichment
9 7 (21.88%) Scrum
10 6 (18.75%) Windows

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (46.88%) Tomcat
2 9 (28.13%) JBoss
2 9 (28.13%) WebLogic
2 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
3 6 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.25%) Apache
5 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
5 2 (6.25%) Jetty
5 2 (6.25%) nginx
6 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon S3
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (12.50%) GitHub
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.13%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.50%) Couchbase
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) JUnit
2 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.75%) Maven
4 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.50%) Mockito
4 4 (12.50%) Spock
4 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.25%) Gradle
5 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 2 (6.25%) Subversion
5 2 (6.25%) VectorCAST
6 1 (3.13%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 12 (37.50%) Publishing
2 3 (9.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) Spring
2 13 (40.63%) HTML
2 13 (40.63%) JSON
3 12 (37.50%) HTML5
4 11 (34.38%) Web Services
5 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
5 9 (28.13%) REST
5 9 (28.13%) XML
6 8 (25.00%) .NET
6 8 (25.00%) RESTful
7 5 (15.63%) EJB
7 5 (15.63%) XHTML
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 4 (12.50%) J2EE
8 4 (12.50%) JMS
9 2 (6.25%) Lucene
10 1 (3.13%) OpenGL
10 1 (3.13%) Qt
10 1 (3.13%) WCF
10 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.13%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Windows CE
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) TDD
4 7 (21.88%) Content Enrichment
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) Web Development
6 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Data Migration
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Kanban
8 3 (9.38%) SDLC
9 2 (6.25%) Build Automation
9 2 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) Open Source
9 2 (6.25%) Validation
10 1 (3.13%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
10 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) C#
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 9 (28.13%) C++
4 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) C
5 4 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) Scala
7 1 (3.13%) F#
7 1 (3.13%) Haskell
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) HL7
1 1 (3.13%) IEC 61508
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.13%) ISO13485
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.13%) Mesos
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Borland
3 1 (3.13%) Perforce